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Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter, CH, CBE (10 October 1930 – 24 December 2008) was a Nobel Prize-winning English playwright, screenwriter, director and actor.

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I've spent the last two days filling my head with Harold Pinter. Will someone please point me in the direction of the pleasant people for five minutes please?
“A giggle and a cuddle. Sometimes my ambitions extend no further than that.” - Harold Pinter, No Man's Land :
Anybody else remember when Kaplan said she met Harold Pinter
Relative Values, Harold Pinter Theatre, review: ideal for our Downton-obsessed times
That's a lot to ask for a Monday night, Harold.
"I stood there in the moonlight and waited for the moon to go down"-Harold Pinter. Blood Moon on the rise!!
Great to see our friend on stage in the Harold Pinter Theatre West End tonight. Funny man who acts very well as it turns out.
and Patricia Hodge are fantastic in Relative Values at Harold Pinter.
Break a leg and Steven Pacey. Press night for Relative Values tonight...get your tix now!
'Do you think she knows?' - Why is Emma so worried in tonight's rehearsal of Harold Pinter's 'betrayal'??
Some congratulations are in order from this weekend: Tim Lutkin and Finn Ross won the White Light Award for Best Lighting Design for Chimerica at the Almeida Theatre & Harold Pinter Theatre at the yesterday... ...and Director of Music Jonathan Vaughan managed to finish the in 4hrs 25mins
Harold Pinter lecture tickets still available at
Harold Pinter in conversation at the British Library:
Well, we’d all certainly like to imagine we’ll one day meet our heroes over far too much tobacco, alcohol, and onion soup at 4 o’clock in the morning. But for master of biting words of brilliance Harold Pinter, his first meeting with Samuel Beckett was an ideal encounter. While his play The Caretake...
Model Question Paper For Various Competitive Exams (SOLVED) 1. ‘Food For Oil’ programme running in which of the following countries was innews recently ?(A) Kuwait(B) Iran(C) Iraq(D) Lebanon(E) None of these2. The ‘Supreme Court of India’ recently declared which of the following proclamations unconstitutional ?(A)Formationof an enquiry commission to probe Volcker Reports(B) Dissolution of Bihar Assembly(C) Setting up another commission in place of Phukan Commission(D) Setting up a commission headed by an eminent diplomat to investigate recent Bomb Blast in Delhi instead of allowing CBI to do the same(E) None of these3. Which of the following is true about the recent discussion on the tariff reduction formulae proposed at the WTO ?(A) India accepted the formulae presented by South Africa as it more or less matches with the formulae presented by it. South Africa was given the responsibility to find an amicably acceptable solution to the same(B) India along with several others presented a formulae wh ...
You know, when I first heard abt Pinterest I thought it was some sort of site related to Harold Pinter. lol
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About to see 'the play of the year' at a sold out wet matinee (@ Harold Pinter Theatre) [pic]:
So, "The Birthday Party" by Harold Pinter. ... What in the fresh *** did I just watch?
Best Director goes to Lyndsey Turner for Chimerica at the Almeida Theatre & Harold Pinter Theatre
Best Sound Design goes to Gareth Owen for Merrily We Roll Along at the Harold Pinter Theatre
In honor of his birthday: Harold Pinter Remembers Samuel Beckett
The US 'has exercised a clinical manipulation of power worldwide while masquerading as a force for universal good' - Harold Pinter
I believe that despite the enormous odds which exist, unflinching, unswerving, fierce intellectual determination, as citizens, to define the real truth of our lives and our societies is a crucial obligation which devolves upon us all. It is in fact mandatory. If such a determination is not embodied in our political vision we have no hope of restoring what is so nearly lost to us - the dignity of man. --Harold Pinter, Nobel Lecture 2005
Sir Arthur John Gielgud, OM, CH (/ˈɡiːlɡʊd/; 14 April 1904 – 21 May 2000), was an English actor and theatre director whose career spanned eight decades. The Independent described him as one of a great trinity of actors, together with Ralph Richardson and Laurence Olivier, who dominated the British stage for much of the 20th century.[1] He was a member of the Terry family theatrical dynasty and gained his first paid acting work as a junior member of his cousin Phyllis Neilson-Terry's company in 1922. After study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art he worked in repertory theatre and in the West End before establishing himself at the Old Vic as an exponent of Shakespeare in 1929–31. During the 1930s Gielgud was a stage star in the West End and on Broadway, appearing in new works and classics. He began a parallel career as a director, and set up his own company at the Queen's Theatre, London. He was regarded by many as the finest Hamlet of his era, and was also known in high comedy roles such as Joh ...
Harold Pinter was inspired by the Charters and Caldicott characters when he wrote Umbrella's - the recently...
Finally a hard copy of my Harold Pinter adaptation. This is going to be great!
Today is the birthday of Irish avant-garde playwwright and poet, Samuel Barclay Beckett. Known for penning tragicomic works like "Waiting for Godot" and "Endgame," the renown writer would turn 107 years old if he were still alive today. Widely recognized as one of the most influential authors of the 20th century, the Dublin-born Beckett was famous for his bleak portrayals of humanity. Channeling compatriot James Joyce, his stories were often filled with black comedy and gallows humor and represented an open attack on the then-popular realist tradition. Throwing conventional plot lines and restricted time sequences to the wind, his experimental writing style paved the way for writers like Vaclav Havel, Tom Stoppard and Harold Pinter.
There are some things one remembers even though they may never have happened - Harold Pinter
Final 2 performances of Harold Pinter's Betrayal today, Sunday, at 2.30pm & 7.30pm in our Room a Upstairs. Some tickets available for both. Also at 3pm a concert to celebrate the life & work of the late Geoffrey Greed. All welcome.
Throwback Thursday. When I was growing up in Mississippi I hated my lips. I was teased on the school bus mercilessly for having "n-word lips" although back in Mississippi in the 1960s the real term was used instead of "n-word." The nickname stuck and I was often called "n- r lips" when I wasn't being labeled a "sissy." I remember sitting on that school bus as a seven year old and wondering if there were a surgical procedure for making my lips smaller as I had heard on television that one could get a nose job. It wasn't until I moved my sissy self to New York City when I was 19 that I realized that my lips were actually one of my best features. It had never dawned on me before. Indeed, my first Christmas Eve ever spent away from home was spent with my first mentor in New York, Henry Geldzahler, taking me to Sardi's for a Christmas Eve dinner and then to see Harold Pinter's Betrayal on Broadway starring Blythe Danner and Raul Julia and Roy Scheider. After the play, we went to a dive *** bar on Eighth ...
Grande Dame of theatre Angela Lansbury stars in 'Blithe Spirit' which has opened tonight at the Harold Pinter Theatre
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Coming Soon: The maniacal new film that lives up to its name, CHEAP THRILLS! Starts Friday, April 4th! “Cheap Thrills is a thoroughly nasty piece of work … Playing like the mutant offspring of Harold Pinter and Quentin Tarantino.” - Joe Leydon, Variety
First time in NYC last night and I got to see Harold Pinter's No Man's Land starring Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart followed by a small talk back with Sir Ian himself! I was two feet from him!
Quote by: Harold Pinter: I was brought up in the War. I was an adolescent in the Second World War. And I did w...
The Importance of Being Earnest plays the Harold Pinter from the 17 July & cast includes Nigel Havers, Cherie Lunghi and Siân Phillips!
Best Actor in a Play. Ben Whishaw - Peter and Alice at the Noël Coward and Mojo at the Harold Pinter (19.9%)...
Someone come and see Noel Coward's Relative Values at the Harold Pinter with me!
Spend your lunch hour with Sir Ian McKellen, co-starring with Sir Patrick Stewart in concurrent productions of "Waiting for Godot" and Harold Pinter's "No Man’s Land." Watch a live video webcast at 12pm ET.
Hey look! It's the playwright! Bjarni Jónsson was born in 1966 in Akranes, on the west coast of Iceland. After working as a seaman, a construction worker and a journalist he moved to Munich where he finished a master's degree in theatre studies in 1992. He has frequently worked as a dramaturg and a director of radio drama, and has translated numerous plays and novels by authors such as Harold Pinter, Mark Ravenhill, Neil LaBute, David Gieselmann, Marius von Mayenburg, Thomas Bernhard, Roddy Doyle, Henrik Ibsen, George Tabori, Tennessee Williams, Günter Grass and Hertha Mueller. Bjarni Jónsson is co-founder and associate artistic director of the LÓKAL Theatre Festival Reykjavík, an annual event that brings new theatre to the Icelandic audience and connects Icelandic theatremakers with the international scene.
I've never wanted to see much more of Harold Pinter than a bit here or there, until last night, watching Derek Jacobi and Michael Gambon brilliantly perform a scene from "No Man's Land," during the 50th anniversary celebration of Britain's National Theatre that PBS aired as part of their Great Performances series. Benedict Cumberbatch did a great job with the coin-tossing scene from "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead," as well. Unfortunately I had to stop there. Fortunately it's still on the DVR for later. :) The only thing better would be a complete performance of Rosencrantz.
is so turning this week of lemons into Lemonade because last night with Robert was amazing and today well a little theatre tour starting with Sir Ian McKellan, Patrick Stewart, and Billy Cruddup in Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land" and tonite is Kinky Boots!
Secured tickets to see Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen in Harold Pinter's No Man's Land.
The talk back series at Harold Pinter's acclaimed production of NO MAN'S LAND continues Thursday, February 13 with Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart,...
This week's Talk Back will be moderated by Christian Parker (Associate Artistic Director at the Atlantic Theater Company). Join Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup, Shuler Hensley and me after the show Thursday February 13. After the performance of NO MAN’S LAND we will discuss Harold Pinter's play and answer audience questions about the production. The ticketed audience for each performance is welcome to stay, free of charge, for the talk back. A ticket is required for the performance.
Looking for something fun to do tomorrow night? Why not check out Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party, Staring Steven berkoff and Tim Roth directed by William Friedkin at Geffen Playhouse
Monday February 10, 2014, 5.30–7 PM Daniel Rosenthal & Frank Dunlop on The National Theatre Story. In Conversation, Q&A and Book Signing. Daniel Rosenthal, author of the definitive, 50th-anniversary history of the National Theatre – already acclaimed as "the best book on theatre that has been published in living memory" by British Theatre Guide – explores the British institution which has given Broadway Equus, Jumpers, Betrayal, Amadeus, Skylight, Closer, The History Boys, War Horse and One Man, Two Guvnors. In conversation with Frank Dunlop, Associate Director with Laurence Olivier's NT Company from 1967–71 and founding Director of the Young Vic Theatre, Daniel Rosenthal will highlight previously unpublished treasures from the NT Archive – including nightly show reports documenting on-stage calamity, and letters from Olivier, Peter Shaffer, Harold Pinter, Arthur Miller and Stephen Sondheim. He will recall his interviews with Edward Albee, Judi Dench, Tony Kushner, Ian McKellen and Tom Stoppard, ...
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Very excited that Kat and Meredith are seeing MOJO tonight at the Harold Pinter. I'm number 2 in the queue for KING LEAR returns tonight and am confident to get in...excited that one of my former students, Matt Darcy Williamson is in the show!! Oh yeah, I love London!!
Saw Mojo at the Harold Pinter last night. That was some top quality acting by Ben Whishaw, Rupert Grint, Colin Morgan, Brendan Coyle and Daniel Mays. Would definitely recommend!
Claim to fame, sat next to Niamh Cusack & Jeremy Irons at Mojo in Harold Pinter Theatre
Utmost kudos for ppl such as Benjamin Zephaniah & Harold Pinter (RIP) for not selling out by refusing a ghastly OBE.
Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz play Betrayal takes $17.5m in 14 weeks Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz's revival of Betrayal has taken $17.5 million (£10.7m) in just 14 weeks. The new Broadway production of Harold Pinter's classic play was met with mixed reviews but was hugely popular due to the presence of the married actors. Betrayal opened on October 1, before closing on Sunday (January 5). Top-price tickets went for $275 (£167) and $499 (£304). Also starring Rafe Spall, the play became Broadway's second most successful production in 2013. Nora Ephron's play Lucky Guy, starring Tom Hanks, topped the list with takings of just under $23m (£14m). Directed by Mike Nichols, Betrayal tells the story of a wife who has an affair with her husband's best friend. It also set the record for highest-grossing non-musical in a single week in Broadway history over the Christmas period, earning $1.44m (£0.8m) for the week ending December 29. Pinter's 1978 play was inspired by his affair with BBC television presenter J ...
Found myself alphabetizing my books yesterday. Interesting things happened*, Harold Pinter's Birthday Party ended up beside Helen Pidd's Bicycle and Ned Boulting's On the Road Bike is squeezed up against Eric Bulson's Novels, Maps, Modernity. It was a slow day. That is all. *what ever floats your boat.
The star system might be waning in Hollywood, but not when those stars take to the Broadway stage. The Mike Nichols-directed revival of the Harold Pinter play Betrayal, which stars Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz and Rafe Spall, just set a new Broadway box office record when it grossed $1.44 million...
Betrayal: Ghastly and dull. Tired and beaten up story of marital infidelity, (not surprising as it's a rehash of 1978 Harold Pinter play) saved only from entertainment flatline by the delicious Daniel Craig, and the standup performance of Rafe Spall ... Feeling a little betrayed myself!!
Harold Pinter and Charles Dance was born on 10 October
3rd row center for "Betrayal" by Harold Pinter with Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, Rafe Spall. Directed by, my teach, Mike Nichols!
and the deaths 1954 Johnny Ace died in Houston (see Paul Simon); 1984 Peter Lawford; 2008 Harold Pinter.
Patrick Stewart and Ian Mckellan are appearing on Broadway in two plays, "Godot" and Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land." I wish I could see the "Godot"!
Tonight VADART's Advanced Scene Study students will be presenting snippets of scenes that we have been working on for the last twelve weeks. Authors we have been working with include Judith Thompson, Harold Pinter, Simon Stephens, Tom Stoppard, Quintin Tarantino, Sara O'Leary and Frank Wedekind. Doors at 7:30 Hope to see you there!
'The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.' You'll know that of course from L P Hartley's wonderful novel, the Go-Between, and equally probably from the superb film adaptation by Harold Pinter and Joseph Losey . (and which 13-year-old boy wouldn't have lost his heart and sacrificed all for Julie Christie?) Anyway I've been thinking about that statement a bit recently? Is it true? What does it mean? Do they really do things differently elsewhere and at other points in time? What's set this off has been a dabbling in matters historical. First of all seeing the touring British Museum exhibition about the Roman Empire (at the Bristol Museum). What struck me was not how different the Romans were in so many things but how similar they were to us. Now that may well have been in part a result of the selection of the objects on view and the interpretation given to them in the accompanying text. But the most striking object was a perfectly preserved child's sock from Turkey (I think), knitted ...
Tomorrow National Theater Live: 50 Years On Stage at Bethesda Row at 11:00 am! I'm there! 2hr 47min -Director Nicholas Hytner - Cast: Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Simon Russell Beale, Michael Gambon, Derek Jacobi To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the National Theatre of Great Britain presents a once-in-a-lifetime performance, broadcast to cinemas around the world. From its early golden period under the leadership of Laurence Olivier at the Old Vic theatre to its now iconic building in the heart of London , the National Theatre has been home to Britain's finest theatrical talent, premiering works by renowned writers such as Harold Pinter, Peter Shaffer, Tom Stoppard, Alan Bennett and David Hare, and staging celebrated performances by Maggie Smith, Derek Jacobi, Judi Dench, Michael Gambon and the rising stars of today. From Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead to The History Boys, from Antony and Cleopatra to Angels in America, from Guys and Dolls to War Horse - Nicholas Hytner directs a thrilling evening o ...
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OH!PEN visits Julian Sands at his one man show 'A Celebration of Harold Pinter'
Win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart in NO MAN'S LAND! The duo are currently starring on Broadway together in the classic play by Harold Pinter, in repertory with WAITING FOR GODOT. The lucky winner will receive TWO tickets to a performance of NO MAN'S LAND,…
Lily Cole at Harold Pinter Theatre having a few drinks as are we-rolling with the fashionistas Friday!
Harold Pinter, actor, playwright and screenplay penman is often misunderstood… exactly one of his raison neurs. Pinter, “Once many years ago, I found myself engaged uneasily in a public discussion on theatre. Someone asked me what my work was about. I replied with no thought at all and merely to frustrate this line of enquiry: ‘the weasel under the cocktail cabinet.’ This was a great mistake. Over the years I have seen that remark quoted in a number of learned columns. It has now seemingly acquired a profound significance, and is seen to be a highly relevant and meaningful observation about my own work. But for me the remark meant precisely nothing.” As an actor, director and playwright, I value the so-called Pinter-pause, because it connotes(for me) the expression in the silent moments between the spoken dialogue on stage… often where much is ‘said’… expressed without words… not the same as Marcel Marceau’s moving expressions, but something and nothing else. Those unfamiliar ...
Anne Bancroft, Peter Finch and James Mason star in PUMPKIN EATER, with a screenplay by Harold Pinter:
What do you get when Mike Nichols directs Daniel Craig, Rafe Spall and Rachel Weisz in Harold Pinter's Betrayal at the Barrymore on Molly Matera tells all...
Mojo at the Harold Pinter Theatre last night: Rupert Grint from Harry Potter, Brendan Coyle from Downton Abbey, Ben Whishaw from Bond. So good!!
Just seen at the Harold Pinter. Fabulous production. Great cast. Tom Stoppard also enjoying the show
The programme was marvellous tonight. Included scenes from wide range of productions from Ayckbourn to Shakespeare. Highlights were Judi Dench singing Send In The Clowns, Roger Allam reciting a speech from Copenhagen + Sit Down You're Rocking The Boat from Guys And Dolls. Disappointed there wasn't any Pinter though. Surely a Harold Pinter play must have been performed at The National at some point?
Went to see Harold Pinter play MOJO - Jez Butterworth's version (modernised) Really interesting play and great cast - Rupert Grint, Ben Wishaw, Colin Morgan (Merlin), Brendan Coyle (Mr Bates) and Daniel Mays. Well acted and I couldn't believe how fast the play passed by!
Just saw No Man's Land of Harold Pinter with my favs Ian McKellan and Patrick Stewart
If you ever need any music to read Harold Pinter plays too, well, this is it:
Really would like to fly to New York to see Rachel Weisz, Daniel Craig and Rafe Spall in Betrayal by Harold Pinter. Harrowing.
Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz enjoyed their opening night for Harold Pinter's Betrayal on Sunday, in front of a star-studded audience.
"Betrayal," Harold Pinter's drama about marital infidelity starring James Bond actor Daniel Craig and his real-life wife Rachel Weisz, is one of the hottest plays on Broadway and critics said on Mo...
Opening tonight is Harold Pinter's play "Betrayal" which tells the story of Emma (Rachel Weisz), married to Robert (Daniel Craig), who has long had an affair with Robert's best friend Jerry (Rafe Spall). This uniquely-structured play runs backwards through time.
Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, and Rafe Spall star on Broadway in Harold Pinter's Betrayal, directed by ten-time Tony Award-winner Mike Nichols. Betrayal is currently in previews at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), with opening night on Sunday, November 3. Betrayal is a strictly limited en...
Rehearsals for the Y11 play have begun - 'Shorts' is a series of short plays by Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter
Is it sad that when I see updates for the upcoming production of NO MAN'S LAND, I keep getting excited, thinking that Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart are going to be in the adaptation of the great Batman story arc from the 90s? *** Harold Pinter!
Just watched Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz on Broadway in Betrayal. Written by Harold Pinter & directed by Mike Nichols. Bunch…
Modesty, that rare virtue, has this year alighted upon the Nobel prizes. Physicist Peter Higgs evaporated into a Highland walking tour to evade media attention, then Alice Munro, the 82-year-old doyenne of the short story, outdid him – by being simply unaware that there was a certain literature prize in the offing. "Mom, you won," said one of her daughters, waking her up with the news. "I was kind of dazed about what I had won," Munro told the Canadian broadcaster CBC in a brief and rare interview. "I had no idea of it. I don't think I knew I was even on a list until maybe yesterday." Munro is the second Canadian-born writer to win be awarded the Nobel prize for literature – after Saul Bellow – and the 13th woman. "Can this be possible?" she asked. "Really? It seems dreadful there's only 13 of us." With her acceptance of the 8m Swedish krona (£775,000) prize she joins a rollcall of 110 past winners including Thomas Mann, Harold Pinter, Toni Morrison, Doris Lessing, Albert Camus and Ernest Hemingway ...
Pause It would be Harold Pinter's eighty-third birthday: wrote a lot of things I don't like. But it's his birthday, so let's have what primary teachers call 'three stars and a wish': * '...You know, believe it or not, you've got a funny kind of resemblance to a bloke I once knew in Shoreditch. Actually he lived in Aldgate. I was staying with a cousin in Camden Town. This chap, he used to have a pitch in Finsbury Park, just by the bus depot. When I got to know him I found out he was brought up in Putney. That didn't make any difference to me. I know quite a few people who were born in Putney. Even if they weren't born in Putney they were born in Fulham. The only trouble was, he wasn't born in Putney, he was only brought up in Putney. In turned out he was born in the Caledonian Road, just before you get to the Nag's Head. His old mum was still living at the Angel. All the buses passed right by the door. She could get a 38, 581, 30 or 38A, take her down the Essex Road to Dalston Junction in next to no time. ...
What's New on Broadway This Fall? Tennessee Williams. Harold Pinter. Shakespeare. And more. Everything old is new again on Broadway this season. In addition to the literary classics (Shakespeare, Williams, Pinter), this Broadway season features the stories of some of your favorite female rock and roll hall-of-famers, Billy Crystal, and a rock-star rabbi. So if you want to make your way to the Great White Way this autumn but are experiencing analysis paralysis due to all the great options, take a look at TheaterMania's previews. It'll only take a minute to find out which show will inspire you to renew that JDate subscription and which will make you thank your lucky stars there's no one to bring home for Passover. BRITTY BRITTY BANG BANG A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder: This madcap musical comedy features Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays (I Am My Own Wife) as eight different characters, all of them heirs to a British earldom. The ninth in line (played by Bryce Pinkham) schemes to off all of them and ...
“One way of looking at speech is to say that it is a constant stratagem to cover nakedness.” ― Harold Pinter, Various Voices: Prose, Poetry
Chimerica at the Harold Pinter is excellent. I recommend anyone and everyone to go and see it.
I saw at last night. It was awesome! Harold Pinter is like Monty Python crossed with Sartre.
The Bombs, by Harold Pinter:. There are no more words to be said. All we have left are the bombs ...
About to see at The Harold Pinter Theatre. Heard great things, very excited!
Want to see the revival of smash-hit play, Mojo? Register for your tickets now - it's coming to Harold Pinter Theatre
He does look cuddly. I wouldn't have liked to be on a sofa with Harold Pinter.
I'm rereading interview with "looking like an attractive young Harold Pinter, but cuddlier..."
James Bond does Harold Pinter and our other picks for must see theatre this fall.
Stupid effing policy that isn't allowing me to book the restricted view tickets I want. Anyone going to the Harold Pinter???
Went into London last night and saw Chimerica at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Brilliant. Go see this play. .
Now is a good time to go over Harold Pinter's 2005 nobel lecture. Make your brain bigger
This stuff about special relationships and America questioning Britain's reliability as it's ally...Harold Pinter would have had a field day
*Competition time* WIN TWO TICKETS to one of the funniest comedy of the year, MOJO at the Harold Pinter. Enter here.
Harold Pinter's Nobel speech came to my mind yesterday when that debate was going on. It's stuck with me 8yrs
Saw at the Harold Pinter Theatre last night. Incredible stuff. Very highly recommended.
"I would never use obscene language in the office. Certainly not. I kept my obscene language at home, where it belongs.". - Harold Pinter
whatever it is, more, more! I love Harold pinter's work and I love the rep. More together please?
I ought not to speak about the dead because the dead are all over the place. - Harold Pinter
on | Good writing excites me, and makes life worth living. ~ Harold Pinter
Chimerica at The Harold Pinter Theatre: an amazing, thought provoking play. A must see, plus I got a hug in the bar at no extra cost.
“There are places in my heart...where no living soul... has...or can ever...trespass.” - Harold Pinter
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Also managed to see Excellent. Highlight for me was Harold Pinter's Nobel prize speech notes.
"Life is beautiful, but the world is *** " --Harold Pinter
Everyone must see at the Harold Pinter Theatre! Truly incredible!
Whenever there is a supposed justification for a war I rememeber always the world of Harold Pinter.
My review of Lucy Kirkwood's now at Harold Pinter Theatre is here:
Live run Tower of London to Harold Pinter Theatre ?
Don't miss Mojo - Starring Rupert Grint and Ben Whishaw at Harold Pinter Theatre from October. Book Now for just £26!
I am reminded of Harold Pinter when thinking about the Syria issue
Watching and in a Harold Pinter plays makes me want to fist-pump the whole two hours.
New Broadway season has something for everyone Hollywood stars, plenty of Shakespeare, a dash of Harold Pinter and...
Just seen at the Harold Pinter Theatre - totally brilliant!!
The Harold Pinter Theatre bursting now
I have an odd fondness for the Harold Pinter Theatre.
Interesting how evocative our sense of smell is. Just discovered wash stuff that smells like the hand wash at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
My response to at the Harold Pinter Theatre:
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Have you seen any of her late 60s BBC2 comedy shows? Sketches by NF Simpson and Harold Pinter. Bloody great.
“That’s my job, really, to follow the clues.” —Harold Pinter, on writing
"A short piece of work means as much to me as a long piece of work." -Harold Pinter
Absolutely loved at the Harold Pinter Theatre; superb production, great performances and stunning writing. Going to go again.
Very excited to be watching Chimerica tonight at the Harold Pinter Theatre with thank you so much for tickets x
Would you have the courage to stand in front of a column of tanks?
his poem is DANGEROUSLY SIMILAR to Harold Pinter's *political* poem 'American Football':
As Harold Pinter said: "It's so easy for propaganda to work, and dissent to be mocked."
Last night I watched Chimerica at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Funny, pacey, & moving. Not perfect but I thought it was great.
Writer's life is a highly vulnerable, almost naked activity. We don't have to weep about that. The writer makes his choice - Harold Pinter
his Harold Pinter's Nursery Rhymes is framed on my wall. It has me wheezing with glee. I told him this with the aid of wine.
Went to see last night at Harold Pinter Theatre. What a fantastic play. Brilliant cast. Inspired staging. Great story well played
... for it is on the other side of that mirror that the truth stares at us. [Harold Pinter]
Mojo at the Harold Pinter Theatre: Set in the rock'n'roll scene of 1950s Soho, this savagely funny play delv...
Btw - going see a play called at the Harold Pinter Theatre in a couple of days. I'll let you know how it is.
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All young people should see Chimerica at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Astounding experience. 5 stars
Anyone wd like to come with me to see 'Chimerica' at the Harold Pinter Theatre?
were you at the Harold Pinter Theatre? I was at the evening performance. Was amazing.
Bargain £10 ticket for Chimerica at. Harold Pinter Theatre : fantastic play!
chimerica is at the Harold Pinter Theatre and Punchdrunk is at an empty building in Paddington, the whole place is used.
“Harold Pinter "Sometimes I find myself writing “C. comes in” when I didn't know that he was going to"
The first night ...is nerve wracking - Harold Pinter intv on writing for an audience and his dreaded "my" reaction.
“All you can do is try to write as well as you can.” —Harold Pinter, on critics
I am having my Harold Pinter moment. Yes.
Many people have talked about human rights but who dares to challenge it in reality.There may be a few and Harold Pinter was …
with mum and dad on the train to west end to the Harold Pinter Sally and I send you congratulations! X
“It’s very difficult to feel contempt for others when you see yourself in the mirror.” - Harold Pinter :
A 1990 film of Harold Pinter on Sam Beckett. Pinter recalls meeting Beckett & reads the conclusion of The Unnamable:
Ok, text me when you're on yr way, I'll meet you outside Harold Pinter, ok?
Sure, how about meal break tmr btw shows, 5pm? Meet @ Harold Pinter stage door?
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I just finished reading the play "The Birthday Party" by Harold Pinter. It was pretty strange.
"Lucy Kirkwood's dazzling thriller is one of the best new plays of the year", says Charles Spencer.
My play of the year by a country mile. @ Harold Pinter Theatre
Chimerica and the theatre experience of the year. (@ Harold Pinter Theatre)
'Chimerica', now on at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Read the review by here
To see Chimerica at the Harold Pinter Theatre. But first, a byte at the Siam, Soho.
CHIMERICA at the Harold Pinter Theatre is getting some great reviews, check it out for yourself now here...
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Lucy Kirkwood's ace opens tonight at Harold Pinter Theatre. Nab a copy of the script on your way out - you'll…
Good luck to the cast on at the Harold Pinter Theatre - saw the show at and LOVE…
IS AN AMAZING SHOW. Just come out of press night. Go and see it at the Harold Pinter as soon as you can. Slick a…
First review from last night is in from and the 'dazzling thriller' gets 5 stars!
Absolutely loved at the Harold Pinter Theatre last night. Great production. Even tempted to see it again.
Where DOES the restoration charge go? This is the facade of Harold Pinter Theatre.
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Chimerica has had a West End transfer - go see it now:
★★★★★ Chimerica's transfer to the West End is a towering achievement, says Fiona Mountford:
Drum roll...and it's an amazing ★★★★★ review for the transfer from Evening Standard
Chimerica, at Harold Pinter Theatre via . Nice to see given such a great mention
All that happens is that the destruction of human beings - unless they're Americans - is called collateral damage. - Harold Pinter
this was right above a Harold Pinter quote and I thought this was a Harold Pinter quote and I was like, dang Harold Pinter
With help I've worked out he's not Alan Bennett, Harold Pinter, Alan Ayckbourn or Mike Leigh
Glory O Glory! I have been carried for the past 2 days by Patricia Smith, Derrick Brown and Harold Pinter! Glory O Divine Literature!
Turns out Pinterest is Not Actually a Website that Tells you Who is Most like Harold Pinter. Frankly Livid about This.
Just bought tickets to see Brendan Coyle, Rupert Grint and Ben Whishaw in Mojo at the Harold Pinter in mid-November! Boom!
Just finished listening to the radio play of Betrayal by Harold Pinter with Olivia Coleman, Andrew Scott and Charles Edwards. Loved it!!
Rupert Grint to star in Jezz Butterworth's Mojo at Harold Pinter Theatre
Confirmed: Jez Butterworth's Mojo starring Rupert Grint, Brendan Doyle, Ben Whishaw, Daniel Mays to open at the Harold Pinter Theatre in Oct
After that it was off to the Harold Pinter Theatre to see for the 2nd time
don't work in Outer Mongolia :p Harold Pinter Theatre 7.15 OK?
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Tix for Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" (10/1 @ the Barrymore) w/ Daniel Craig + Rachel Weisz, go on sale at midnight.
The Birthday Party (1957) is the second full-length play by Harold Pinter and one of Pinter's best-known and most-frequently performed plays. The Birthday Party is about Stanley Webber, an erstwhile piano player in his 30s, who lives in a rundown boarding house, run by Meg and Petey Boles, in an English seaside town, "probably on the south coast, not too far from London"] Two sinister strangers, Goldberg and McCann, who arrive supposedly on his birthday and who appear to have come looking for him, turn Stanley's apparently innocuous birthday party organized by Meg into a nightmare. The men messing with Stanley is pretty much the whole play, and therefore, it makes this part very significant. Stanley’s emotions reflect his mental and psychological problems, and these emotions make up most of the play. His emotions also bring some humor into the play, to add a little bit of a lighter mood. Mainly, the whole play is based off of one character’s mental and psychological problems. The Birthday Party has be ...
(AUTHOR)Samuel Beckett was born in Dublin in 1906. He befriended the famous Irish novelist James Joyce, and his first published work was an essay on Joyce. In 1951 and 1953, Beckett wrote his most famous novels, the trilogy Molloy, Malone Dies, and The Unnameable. Waiting for Godot, Beckett's first play, was written originally in French in 1948 (Beckett subsequently translated the play into English himself). It premiered at a tiny theater in Paris in 1953. This play began Beckett's association with the Theatre of the Absurd, which influenced later playwrights like Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard. The most famous of Beckett's subsequent plays include Endgame (1958) and Krapp's Last Tape (1959). He also wrote several even more experimental plays, like Breath (1969), a thirty-second play. Beckett was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1969 and died in 1989 in Paris.2 (Waiting for Godot as a Christian religious play) Samuel Beckett speaks little in Waiting for Godot, yet manages to invites colossal critical discourses ...
Snowden's revelations are not merely about privacy, nor civil liberty, nor even mass spying. They are about the unmentionable: that the democratic facades of the United States now barely conceal a systematic gangsterism historically identified with if not necessarily the same as fascism. On Tuesday, a US drone killed 16 people in North Waziristan, "where many of the world's most dangerous militants live", said the few paragraphs I read. That by far the world's most dangerous militants had hurled the drones was not a consideration. President Obama personally sends them every Tuesday. In his acceptance of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Literature, Harold Pinter referred to "a vast tapestry of lies, upon which we feed". He asked why "the systematic brutality, the widespread atrocities" of the Soviet Union were well known in the West while America's crimes were "superficially recorded, let alone documented, let alone acknowledged". The most enduring silence of the modern era covered the extinction and dispossession ...
"When the storm is over and night falls and the moon is out in all its glory and all you're left with is the rhythm of the sea, of the waves, you know what God intended for the human race, you know what paradise is." Harold Pinter
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Electric Len Hutton would be ninety-seven today. Harold Pinter: ‘…He was never dull...His play was sculptured. His forward defensive stroke was a complete statement. The handle of his bat seemed electric. Always, for me, a sense of his vulnerability, an uncommon sensibility.’ Pinter also wrote a poem about Len Hutton: I saw Len Hutton in his prime. Another time, another time. Pinter was supposed to have sent it to various other cricket-loving playwrights, of whom there have been many, Terence Rattigan, Tom Stoppard and Simon Gray among them. When he didn't get a reaction from Simon Gray, Pinter challenged him. ‘What do you think of my Hutton poem, Simon?’ Gray paused and answered, ‘Sorry, Harold, I haven't finished it yet.’ There’s the wonderful story of Len Hutton at the Headingley Winter Shed in 1933. George Hirst asked Maurice Leyland to watch him. Three bowlers bowled at Hutton -- then aged 17 -- for a quarter of an hour, after which Hirst asked Leyland what he thought. 'I couldn't tel ...
THE THEATRE OF THE ABSURD THE WEST AND THE EAST I. The West 'The Theatre of the Absurd' is a term coined by the critic Martin Esslin for the work of a number of playwrights, mostly written in the 1950s and 1960s. The term is derived from an essay by the French philosopher Albert Camus. In his 'Myth of Sisyphus', written in 1942, he first defined the human situation as basically meaningless and absurd. The 'absurd' plays by Samuel Beckett, Arthur Adamov, Eugene Ionesco, Jean Genet, Harold Pinter and others all share the view that man is inhabiting a universe with which he is out of key. Its meaning is indecipherable and his place within it is without purpose. He is bewildered, troubled and obscurely threatened. The origins of the Theatre of the Absurd are rooted in the avant-garde experiments in art of the 1920s and 1930s. At the same time, it was undoubtedly strongly influenced by the traumatic experience of the horrors of the Second World War, which showed the total impermanence of any values, shook the ...
Rumour that 'Chimerica' will transfer to the Harold Pinter in August given some weight in today's Daily Mail column by Baz Bamigboye
Dirk Bogarde He was brilliant at conveying British raunch and the English habit of masking intolerance as tolerance. After his matinee idol contract expired in the late nineteen-fifties--he was known as the English Rock Hudson for obvious and not so obvious reasons--he began to excavate his true performer self in highly literate smut, such as 1961's "Victim," about a *** barrister, and then, in 1962, the unsurpassable "The Servant," where he began to define his screen persona as the Englishman who reveled in class distinctions even as he excoriated the upper class for holding on to, and fetishizing, what they had, which was their class. Harold Pinter wrote the screenplay for "The Servant," and a few other of Bogarde's films, and, in a way, Pinter was the perfect writer for the actor: his fabled silences allowed Bogarde to fill the page with contempt, disregard, (imagined) plastic sheathed sex, and a weary acceptance. In a way, the only actress who could equal Bogarde's dirty-weekend-in-Buxton mind was Sa ...
Samuel Beckett by Harold Pinter. The famous author Harold Pinter shares his memories of his first encounter with Samuel Beckett and performs the last of 'The...
This amazing production of Harold Pinter's "The Dumb Waiter" directed by Melee Hutton and starring David Matheson and Mark Wilson is not to be missed - the power of the performances, the intimacy of the space and beauty of Andrea Mittler's set design make this a theatrical experience you will not soon forget! Held over for two more shows don't miss your chance!
Moonlight is a play written by Harold Pinter, which premiered at the Almeida Theatre, in London, in September 1993.
the facts about the abominal snowmen starring patrick troughton,frazer hines,deborah watling from 1967 all episodes missing with exeception of the episode The character of Professor Travers is played by Jack Watling, the father of actress Deborah Watling, who plays Victoria. The character of Thonmi is played by David Spenser, who is the partner of Doctor Who writer Victor Pemberton, according to the Internet Movie Database. Episode 2 was shown alongside The Web of Fear episode 1 as part of BSB's Doctor Who Weekend in September 1990, under the banner of The Yeti Rarities. MYTHS Rapalchan was played by David Baron, often said to be the playwright Harold Pinter under a stage name. Pinter has since denied this rumour. (David Baron was indeed Pinter's name for the purposes of Equity, the British actors' union, but he had relinquished it by the time this serial was produced.) FILMING LOCATIONS The North Wales mountain pass at Nant Ffrancon doubled as Tibet. Ealing Television Film Studios, Ealing Green, Ealing L ...
BBC's 'Ab Fab' Joanna Lumley & ITV's 'Sherlock' actor Andrew Scott (who played villian Moriarty) are set to star in two short Harold Pinter plays at the Trafalgar Studios London as part of director Jamie Lloyd’s 'Trafalgar Transformed' season. The two plays, 'Family Voices' and 'Victoria Station', will be performed on the set of the current production "The Hothouse" starring John Simm & Simon Russell Beale.
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Harold Pinter's Hothouse-Just booked tickets for this Here is an excellent review by Shami Chakrabarti:
Shami Chakrabarti on prescience of Harold Pinter's play The Hothouse about connection between mind-control & torture
Al Wilder and I in 1978 Steppenwolf Theatre production of The Caretaker by Harold Pinter. John Malkovich directed
The Hothouse by Harold Pinter comes to London this month with Simon Russell Beale and
Theatre at the Harold Pinter Theatre until Saturday 27th July
Call me a snob, but I preferred the Harold Pinter version
Homecoming (Acting Edition): When Teddy, a professor in an American university, brings his wife Ruth to visit ...
It looked & sounded like the kind of play that closes on opening night! Sort of a "Harold Pinter meets Ray Cooney". Dreadful !!
Horrible series of inexplainable dream flashbacks brought on by BBCs version of Harold Pinter's The Dumb Waiter. Ted, I think I'm going mad.
'Merrily We Roll Along' from go see it at the Harold Pinter Theatre it wonderful!
Hey Calgary, don't miss the RBC Emerging Director's Showcase at feat Harold Pinter's "The Lover"
The past is what you remember,imagine you remember,convince yourself you remember,or pretend you remember. Harold Pinter (1930-2008),.
More from the archives: 'Murder is the most brutal form of censorship.' ~ Harold Pinter
All excited with the Drama Desk Nomination for Julian Sands, outstanding solo performance for A celebration of Harold Pinter!
Harold Pinter goes into a bar. Barman says 'why the big pause?' After a 30 second silence, Pinter says he's dressed as a bear for a party.
if Harold Pinter wasn't already dead this essay is enough to make me wanna kill him anyway GR.
Antonia Fraser and Harold Pinter looking more in love than all the other couples.
The Abominable Snowmen - Also known as "the one that doesn't have Harold Pinter in it"...
Your mom doesn't have Harold Pinter in it"...
Name the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel adapted by Harold Pinter for the screen (answer - The Last Tycoon)
British dramatist Harold Pinter was born in Hackney and later went to Hackney Downs School.
you should have a look at the Caretaker by Harold Pinter it was great
I just bought: 'Harold Pinter: Plays 4: Betrayal; Monologue; One for the Road; Mountain Language;... via
Paige just showed me a scene from Harold Pinter's Betrayal from BBC's '09 tribute. Makes me wish Irons/Kingsley film version was on DVD.
Loved 'Merrily We Roll Along' at the harold pinter this afternoon so much!!lucky us to get tickets in the front row!
"When I see another atrocity on television I think of Harold Pinter's comment.. 'Life is beautiful, but the world is *** ."
Mesmerized by Samuel Beckett's piercing wit and the acting in "Fragments," a group of sketches. By comparison, Harold Pinter talks too much.
Harold Pinter wrote A Slight Ache, about pain and paranoia of getting old, at age 28.
teens tell me helps them focus on their exams. Like this..those kids doing some Harold that is
Bear walks into a bar: "Lager.and lime please.".Barman says "Why the big pause?". Bear says "Didn't Harold Pinter write this joke?".
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I've seen on stage in three of Harold Pinter's plays. He was magnificent each time. Great interviewee too...
The 40th-anniversary revival of Harold Pinter's The Homecoming closed on this date in 2008. The production featured Eve Best & Raúl Esparza.
"Eat your heart out Harold Pinter, we've got drama with a capital d in Essex" Sid Waddell
Daniel Craig and wife Rachel Weisz are to pair up for Broadway show of Harold Pinter's 'Betrayal'
'Old Times' by Harold Pinter at Londoner West End - what a superb play with a remarkable performance by Kristin Scott Thomas!
10 pics via justbecause05: Michael Gambon, Rupert Graves and Douglas Hodge in “The Caretaker” by Harold Pinter
Looking forward to seeing Rufus Sewell and Kristin Scott-Thomas this afternoon. Harold Pinter Theatre prepare for my arrival...
Now, up early to get day tickets for last performance of Old Times with Kristin Scott Thomas. Looking forward to some Harold Pinter joy.
I can see what Harold Pinter saw in Joan Bakewell
Being back in London has its perks - tonight seeing Kristin Scott Thomas and Rufus Sewell on stage in by Harold Pinter...Exciting!
Harold Pinter's Betrayal Rafe Spall will play 'the other man' opposite Rachel Weisz...
Just seen Old Times matinee at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Kristin Scott Thomas sensational as Kate.
"There are two types of silences. One when no word is spoken. The other when perhaps a torrent of language is employed..." (Harold Pinter)
Going insane trying to learn a monologue from Harold Pinter's THE CARETAKER about a man who went insane.
Let's read a bit since I have nothing else to do. The Homecoming by Harold Pinter.
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The next thing I will be seeing without a doubt is Merrily We Roll Along at The Harold Pinter Theatre :)
The Harold Pinter joke is my favorite part.
Harold Pinter's rather lovely - if blindingly white - house in Worthing (which like Brighton is best seen in sun).
- very cool. Harold Pinter was an amazing playwright. Some plays a little strange but always interesting & never dull!
My dad was in the same class at school as Harold Pinter!
No idea what was going on in 'Old Times' (Harold Pinter Theatre), but, being so well written and played, it didn't particularly matter. ★★★★
Got tickets for Harold Pinter's the Hothouse in August at Trafalgar studios with John Simm & Simon Russell Beale.
Harold Pinter's Old Times is brilliant and devastating. Joyce's The Dead with a *** twist, rendered alla Pinteresca, plus so much more.
a moment where I took great joy in combining the worlds of Harold Pinter and Buddhist philosophy
something by Harold Pinter - Old Times maybe? or Rope, I saw a great production of it at my uni
"Apart from the known and the unknown, what else is there?" -Harold Pinter
Into my workshop early for rehearsal of scenes from Harold pinter's The Betrayal for our next showcase!
I have now been abandoned in the dressing room at Harold Pinter With nothing but a pot of olives and a Mac compressing and transfering files
Just told you have joined Pinterest and I am to welcome you! Are you producing the new Harold Pinter project?
Harold Pinter's anguished plea to his lost son
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Grace is off to see and Old Times at the Harold Pinter Theatre
"The more acute the experience, the less articulate its expression." - Harold Pinter | |
Heart-breaking complaint from Harold Pinter's letters: 'People have refused to understand my faults.' :
My other half liked my Pinterest boards but couldn't work out what they had to do with Harold Pinter.
Win a pair of top price tickets to see Old Times at the Harold Pinter Theatre via
Invite to 'THE DUEL' Premiere at Harold Pinter Theatre. Actors from a Mental Health Care Residential Facility.
Harold Pinter, who infamously forbade transcription of his works. Every member of production had to refer to him personally.
Harold Pinter, why are you so confusing?
The Hothouse by Harold Pinter with Simon Russell Beale at Trafalgar Studios May 4th
"Tonight, my friend, you find me in the last lap of a race I had long forgotten to run." quoting No Man's Land by Harold Pinter.
Saturday I spent merrily bookbrowsing on Charing Cross Road, then a real unexpected but longed-for treat: at Harold Pinter Theatre
4 of 5 stars to The Homecoming by Harold Pinter
Film & tv star John Simm returns to London stage in Harold Pinter's "The Hothouse" at the Trafalgar Studios. Directed by Jamie Lloyd...
I was really disappointed when I found out that Pinterest wasn't anything to do with Harold...
Old Times currently in West End. The Hothouse to follow. The Birthday Party in Manchester from June. Harold is being heard.
The Hothouse by Harold Pinter with Simon Russel Beale and ...ticket details here …
Simon Russel Beale, the greatest living stage actor, will star with John Simm in Harold Pinter's The Hothouse ...
I highly recommend to see the play 'Old Times' with Kristin Scott Thomas written by the brilliant Harold Pinter: smashing success!
I am watching a documentary about the "play" Macbeth by Harold Pinter. It has Ethan Hawke as the host & this is why I mention the fucjer.
Tonight my adventure is going to the Harold Pinter Theatre to see Kristin Scott Thomas, Rufus Sewell & Lia Williams in Old Times. Cant wait!
Like to read Michael Billington on Harold Pinter? Michael Grade on Bill Cotton? Douglas Hurd on Ted Heath? Roy Hattersley on Jim Callaghan?
Literature Main article: British literature The Chandos portrait, believed to depict William Shakespeare 'British literature' refers to literature associated with the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. Most British literature is in the English language. In 2005, some 206,000 books were published in the United Kingdom and in 2006 it was the largest publisher of books in the world.[377] The English playwright and poet William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest dramatist of all time,[378][379][380] and his contemporaries Christopher Marlowe and Ben Jonson have also been held in continuous high esteem. More recently the playwrights Alan Ayckbourn, Harold Pinter, Michael Frayn, Tom Stoppard and David Edgar have combined elements of surrealism, realism and radicalism. Notable pre-modern and early-modern English writers include Geoffrey Chaucer (14th century), Thomas Malory (15th century), Sir Thomas More (16th century), John Bunyan (17th century) and John Milton (17th century). ...
About to go and see Old Times at Harold Pinter Theatre with Kristin Scott Thomas, possibly my favourite actress, can't wait!
I wrote something for a newspaper. Arts & Culture section on Julian Sands, Malkovich, and Harold Pinter. Please read:
So moved by Harold Pinter's Old Times, not sure if I'm sad or not...Rufus Sewell, Kristin Scott-Thomas and Lia Williams did a fantastic job!
Atul Kumar runs “The Company Theatre”, a Mumbai based theatre group that has won acclaim for its plays in India as well as in other foreign countries. Atul graduated from the Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi) in French language, culture, literature, history and civilization. Since the late eighties, he has directed as well as acted in many plays.   In 1987, he directed THE RESPECTABLE PROSTITUTE, a play by Sartre and 2004 saw him directing Rahee Dahake’s SMELL for the Writers’ Bloc Festival that took place in Mumbai. As an actor, he has performed in plays written by playwrights such as Moliere, Harold Pinter, Girish Karnad and others.    Atul has also translated a few plays into Hindi such as Moliere’s TARTUFFE and Ionesco’s THE CHAIRS. He also has performed and trained in countries such as France, the US, the UK and Canada. His Indian classical theatre training includes having practiced the Kathakali classical theatre-dance in Kerala for three years and in having trained in Kalerippa ...
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